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06-18-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,712
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Can't delete/edit a tank!

Still not fixed apparently.... no tank delete function...
05-04-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,603
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: TCH alignment: anyone change specs?

Interesting..... they are 'twitchy' on some roads and especially in gusty winds.
04-30-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,047
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Revisiting an old topic...oil choice.

IME, these engines don't generate high (212F/100C) oil temps because they turn on and off at will. Even at highway speeds on 100F days, they don't get up to the oil's rated temp viscosity and stay...
04-04-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,291
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Engine oil

I agree with Pete. Also, the oil on these engines does not warm up and stay hot like a conventional engine. Oil circulation under these conditions (cold to intermediate oil temperatures and...
03-26-2010, 08:18 AM
03-19-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Here's a more fun and descriptive article...

http://www.chucksville.org/trestle.html

I'd dis-agree with Chuck's comment that people were unaffected. I helped investigate EMP researcher's...
03-19-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Peter said: "As far as radiation affecting computers, it's a known fact for decades. I think it's mostly gamma and high energy cosmic radiation."

Exactly.... except for the gamma part. Gammas...
03-18-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Ohhhhhh Nooooooooooo!!!! I just came across your quote Westy.... This is soooooooo WRONG! Humbley admit to knowing a tiny bit more about radiation than the average bear and I will tell you that...
03-16-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

That's my plan and I'm stickin' to it!!! :lightbulb
03-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Don't snort your coffee on your keyboard!!!!

http://jalopnik.com/5494444/feds-study-whether-toyotas-problems-caused-by-cosmic-rays
03-16-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Washington Post... "Masters of the Obvious!"
03-14-2010, 07:48 AM
03-14-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,427
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Possible Causes of TCH Unintended Acceleration

Cause of UA? Obviously... the driver. See today's latest news on 'scammer' Sikes.
Forum: Toyota Prius
03-10-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,647
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Vivisection of bad Prius

Just saw the car in question on Jolopnick.Com. It has plastic wheel covers. If this guy was really trying to stop the car... like fusing the pads to the disks trying to stop. I'd think those...
Forum: Toyota Prius
03-10-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,647
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Vivisection of bad Prius

More likely... a shill for a lawyer seeking a huge settlement. Like the ABC story on the throttle problems.
Forum: Toyota Prius
03-10-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,647
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Vivisection of bad Prius

Thinking more on this... clearly... the advice (from so called 'experts') to nail the brakes and slow down is worthless. When you think on it... despite what 'experts' have said... the brakes will...
03-09-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: General Public Reaction

The are the parents of 'every child left behind...' Grandstanding and publicity whores....
We needn't worry about Al Queda at this point. As Pogo said... "We have met the enemy... and its us!
03-07-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,117
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Emergency Shut Down

Makes it even more weird!!! Four people in the car and all incapable of suggesting a solution? Clearly a case for 'cockpit resource management' ...

I think there's much more to this story that...
03-07-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,117
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Emergency Shut Down

While EMI is possible. It's not probable. Most... almost everything... from pacemakers to computers have some resistance to EMI at levels we find in the environment. They aren't protected against...
03-07-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,117
Posted By Old-Crows

Emergency Shut Down

Ok, Lads.... Gather around!

My wife was asking about what to do should our 2009 Camry Hybrid have an event of 'unintended acceleration.'

Friday, we were coming home and the HYCAM was fully...
12-31-2009, 04:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,271
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Toyota to Replace 3.8M Gas Pedals After Crashes

When you hear hoof beats in California you don't look for zebras. There is a LOT more to this story and it's not related to floor mats.
12-26-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,968
Posted By Old-Crows

Red face Re: Mileage

Pete,

The MPG you are getting sounds like its in the ball park. There's no rhyme or reason to the wide fluctuations....although there's several theories. Our '09 may get as low as 32 to 34 ......
11-30-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,131
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Eco button

Seat heaters??? We got seat heaters?????? Oh... yeah!!! Brilliant idea Alan!!!! Found the buttons yesterday. Great for heating your tush.... or keeping the pizza warm on the run home!!! ...
11-30-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,271
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Toyota to Replace 3.8M Gas Pedals After Crashes

?? How can a manufacturer be responsible for the placement of the wrong floor mat in a rental car?

Skeptic that I am... and having had a brother who is ex-CHP and hearing some of his 'personal'...
11-27-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,131
Posted By Old-Crows

Re: Eco button

I'm in agreement here.... Theoretically, it would take a system working at 50% effiency (ECO ON) twice as long to condition the same cabin space (given the same light and outdoor temperature) as one...
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